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Feb 26 Monday

Jersey Boys Preview

Deja vu?  It's understandable if you feel like you've already seen the Broadway smash Jersey Boys at the Lexington Opera House, but you haven't.…

Feb 9 Friday

Cabaret: Opening Night

Wrapped in a secure seat in the balcony on Opening Night and ready to immerse myself in the brilliant songs of Kander and Ebb. " I know this music,…

Jan 31 Wednesday

Cabaret Preview

Author Christopher Isherwood arrived in Berlin at the tail-end of the Weimar Republic, a profoundly heady era lasting from 1918 to 1933.  The democratic…

Jan 17 Wednesday

Dirty Dancing: Opening Night

From the first drumbeats of the opening song to the iconic finale that had the capacity crowd on its feet, Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage is…

Jan 11 Thursday

Dirty Dancing Preview

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.  Nor did anybody expect a 1987 low-budget romantic drama dance film from a new unknown Hollywood studio to become an…

Nov 18 Saturday

The Sound of Music: Opening Night

Wonderful performances abound in the new national tour of The Sound of Music that opened tonight at the Lexington Opera House and plays through Sunday.…

Nov 9 Thursday

The Sound of Music Preview

The New York Herald Tribune's Walter Kerr wrote in his 1959 review of the original Broadway production perhaps the snarkiest one-liner in the history…

Sep 18 Monday

The Wizard of Oz Preview: the Rainbow Connection

I don't blame the Wicked Witch of the West, I wanted those ruby red slippers, too.  The first time I saw them I was lying on the floor in my…

Apr 22 Saturday

The Midtown Men: Opening Night

The harmonic, swoony sounds of the 1960's provides such a tonic, and tonight's audience for The Midtown Men's opening night at the Opera House…

Mar 29 Wednesday

The Midtown Men Preview: J. Robert Spencer Interview

I recently caught up with Midtown Man  J. Robert (Bobby) Spencer by phone, and had a chance to talk about the phenomenal success of their touring…

Feb 6 Monday

Rodgers+Hammerstein's CINDERELLA

This new Broadway production, now in its second national tour,  is very much in-the-moment  with its portrayal of Cinderella as an earnest,…